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Petrozavodsk, city in northwestern Russia. Petrozavodsk is the administrative center of Karelia, an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation.
The city is located on the western shore of Lake Onega in a region of iron ore and timber resources. Machinery, furniture, and paper are produced here. The city is the site of Petrozavodsk State University (founded in 1940) and a branch of the Academy of Sciences.
Petrozavodsk, which means “Peter's Factory” in English, was founded by Peter the Great in 1703 as a gun factory.
In 1777 it became the town of Petrozavodsk.
Population (1995) 325,082.
Follow my travel in the Respublika Kareliya, on the four pages :
An tour on all country of this Respublica :
The Mystery of Thousand Lakes
The capital Petrozavodsk :
Ilona's city so faraway
Valaam and the monastery "Spaso-Preobrazhensky" :
The spiritual light of Russia
Kizhi island and the 82 monuments of wooden architecture :
Magic Kizhi island
- In a nutshell:Ilona's city so faraway, in the cold weather of the Big North
Russians - 73,6%, Karelians - 10%, Byelorussians - 7%, Ukrainians - 3,6%, Finns - 2,3%, Veps - 0,8%. The republic... more travel advice
¹18 MOSCOW – PETROZAVODSK Departure time from Moscow - 18.30 Arrival time in Petrozavodsk - 8.00 ¹657 ST.PETERSBURG... more travel advice
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